Tuesday, July 9
Artist demonstration: Bruce Turner — Oil, 7 p.m., Rockport Art Association, 12 Main St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. $5, free for members. 978-546-6604. www.rockportartassn.org.
“Shadow Boxes: Ship Models as Pictures,” sponsored by Sandy Bay Historical Society, 7:30 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Speaker Erik Ronnberg discusses this sailors’ art form. Free.
Wednesday, July 10
“Amazing Animals: Diggers & Burrowers,” 3 p.m., Millbrook Meadow. Rain location: Rockport Public Library.
Meet the author, 7 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Suzanne Palmieri discusses “I’ll Be Seeing You.”
Thursday, July 11
Middle School Blast Book Club starts, 5 to 7 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Offered by Rockport Recreation Department. $50/six weeks, includes pizza. 978-546-1309.
Saturday, July 13
Old Garden Beach Association Pancake Breakfast, 8 a.m., at the home of Stu Mellen, 38 Atlantic Ave. All neighbors, friends, members and nonmembers are welcome.